Prof Nceba

   Prof Nceba Gqaleni

Prof Nceba Gqaleni obtained a masters at the former University of Natal and a doctorate at the University of Strathclyde in Scotland. He is an Adjunct Professor at the Durban University of Technology and a Visiting Professor Vaal University of Technology. He is a member of the Interim Traditional Health Practitioners Council of South Africa. He previously served as leader of the Traditional Medicine programme, Director of the Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health, Operations Director of the Doric Duke Medical Research Institute and Deputy Dean of Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal. In 2007 he was appointed the DST/NRF Research Chair in Indigenous Health Care Systems. He has been a member of the Presidential Task Team on African Traditional Medicine, Deputy Chairperson of the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Council on AIDS, and the WHO (African Regional Office) expert committee on Traditional Medicine. He is among 20 best authors globally on integration of traditional medical practices into ‘mainstream’ medical care selected by an international committee of experts from the Inter-Academy Medical Panel and other renowned international scholars.



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